Wisdom Teeth Removal In Scottsdale & Avondale
Guyette Facial & Oral Surgery | Scottsdale & Avondale, AZ
Guyette Facial & Oral Surgery has provided wisdom teeth removal surgery to Scottsdale, Avondale, and the greater Phoenix community since 1989. As a specialist in facial and oral surgery, Dr. Robert Guyette understands the deep structure of your face and jaw and utilizes his expertise to give you the most accurate and successful treatment. He has the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that your wisdom teeth removal is completed safely, comfortably, and successfully. If you think you may need your wisdom teeth removed, contact our Scottsdale or Avondale practice today to schedule a consultation.
Reasons to Remove Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to erupt into your mouth, during the so called ‘Age of Wisdom’. When wisdom teeth align properly, and the gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed.
Unfortunately, proper alignment does not always happen naturally. As such, the extraction of wisdom teeth is necessary when there is insufficient space and the potential for major oral health issues down the line.
The Impact of Impacted Teeth
Being the last to emerge in a crowded gumline, the wisdom tooth’s growth creates a variety of different outcomes for individual patients. Impacted teeth can sometimes grow sideways, partially emerge from the gum tissue (partial eruption), or even remain entirely beneath the gum and bone (un-erupted). Impacted teeth can take many positions in the bone as they attempt to find a pathway that will allow them to erupt successfully.
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Before Wisdom Tooth Extraction
With an examination and a digital x-ray of the mouth, Dr. Guyette will evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth and determine if there are present or potential problems. Studies have shown that early evaluation and treatment result in a superior outcome for the patient. Using advanced Consult-PRO™ patient education software, Dr. Guyette will walk you through a digital depiction of your wisdom teeth and the treatment you require. To find out more about wisdom teeth removal, please see the video or contact our office to schedule an appointment today.
To schedule a consultation and determine if wisdom teeth removal will benefit you, contact Dr. Guyette at our Scottsdale or Avondale offices today.
Wisdom teeth are the last (3rd) set of molars that grow into an adult’s jaw. Sometime before age 22, the teeth drop down and begin to show. You may ask, what do I even need these teeth for anyway?